Robert James Waller

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Birthday
1, 1939
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 10, 2017 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1939
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 10, 2017 (77)

About

A twentieth-century American author, he is known for such New York Times bestselling novels as The Bridges of Madison County and Puerto Vallarta Squeeze. Both of these works were adapted into films.

Before Fame

He earned both his B.A. and his M.A. from the University of Northern Iowa and went on to receive his Ph.D. from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.

Trivia

He was a musician and a photographer, as well as a popular author.

Family Life

He was born in Rockford, Iowa. He married Georgia Weidemeier in 1962.

Associated With

His 1992 novel The Bridges of Madison County was made into a film directed by Clint Eastwood.